BLM Arizona CCS, Conservation and Resource Management Field Certification Program(PDO)

The summary for the BLM Arizona CCS, Conservation and Resource Management Field Certification Program(PDO) grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Bureau of Land Management, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
BLM Arizona CCS, Conservation and Resource Management Field Certification Program(PDO): Background:

The Challenge Cost Share (CCS) Program was first implemented in 1985 when Congress appropriated money within the wildlife program for partnership conservation projects. Since then the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has expanded this cost-share program to include other resource programs with partnership opportunities. The CCS program now funds the following kinds of activities: research, monitoring and inventory of resources; implementation of habitat improvement projects, protection or documentation of cultural resources; providing for enhanced recreational experiences; development and implementation of species conservation and recovery plans; environmental education; conservation projects for native plant communities and eradication of noxious and other weeds.


Objectives:

To engage the next generation of youth in direct support of Secretary of the interiors order number 3332. Reaching youth between the age of 18 and 25 with a verity of back grounds and diversityâ¿¿s. Reaching underprivileged youth, within the education districts of Phoenix District Office and surrounding areas. The goal is to create a learning environment that provides youth who may or may not have been exposed to the outdoors and or public lands. The leaning is catered to students who may not have a clear path to their future or are interested in honing their skills to conservation and future sustainably. The overall goal is give opportunity to youth that also leads to further education making them both connected to public lands, conservation stewardship and leads them to the education that makes them competitive in the work force.

Federal Grant Title: BLM Arizona CCS, Conservation and Resource Management Field Certification Program(PDO)
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L16AS00090
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 321335
CFDA Descriptions: Challenge Cost Share
Current Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2016 See announcement cover sheet for the
Original Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2016 See announcement cover sheet for the
Posted Date: Apr 18, 2016
Creation Date: Apr 18, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 22, 2016
Total Program Funding: $600,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $600,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $45,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following types of entities are eligible to apply for award under this announcement. Failure to meet eligibility requirements will result in precluding the BLM from making an award. Eligible applicant types are:

Unrestricted, anyone may apply
Grant Announcement Contact
Grants Management Officer Eddie W Bell Jr (602) 417-9268 ebell@blm.gov
ebell@blm.gov

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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